fire HD 8 new fire HD 8, now with up to 12 hours of battery life, 2X the storage and 50% more RAM for faster performance made for all day entertainment.
Engineered by Amazon
The fire HD 8 fast and responsive
Enjoy your entertainment with a fast 1.3 GHz quad core processor, fire HD 8 now delivers faster performance thanks to a 50% increase in RAM over the previous model.
Beautiful HD display
fire HD 8 features a widescreen 1280 x 800 high-definition display with over a million pixels (189 ppi) and a bright, vivid picture.
No more worrying about storage space
Now with 2X more internal storage, fire HD 8 comes standard with 16 GB. Expand your the tablet storage by up to 200 GB using a microSD card, and keep photos, movies, and compatible games and apps with you.
Best fire HD 8 Power when you need it
Now with up to 12 hours of mixed use battery life, fire HD 8 gives you the flexibility to go where the day takes you.
Capture life’s moments
fire HD 8 features a 2 MP rear facing camera for taking photos or shooting 720p video. The front facing VGA camera is perfect for Skype calls with friends and family.
Stands up to everyday life
Amazon engineers Fire tablets to hold up against everyday life. As measured in tumble tests, fire HD 8 is 2X more durable than iPad Mini 4 and costs a lot less too.
Designed for Entertainment
Choose from millions of Kindle e-book and magazine titles. Connect with the largest online community of book lovers on Goodreads. Discover over a million titles with a Kindle Unlimited subscription. Also, listen to your favorite books with Audible.
Enjoy all your favorite movies and TV shows on Amazon Video, Netflix, HBO NOW, and more. Discover hundreds of thousands of TV episodes and movies, plus fling Amazon Video content to your TV using Second Screen.
Over 300,000 apps including favorites like Facebook, Twitter, and Spotify. Plus Amazon Underground, a one of a kind app store experience where over 2,000 apps, games, and even in-app items are 100% free. Play great titles like Frozen Free Fall, Angry Birds Slingshot Stella, and Sonic Dash from developers like Disney, Gameloft, Rovio Entertainment, and more.
Meet Alexa coming soon
Alexa comes to fire HD 8 tablets
Alexa provides quick access to the entertainment you want, including music, games, audiobooks, and more. You can also ask Alexa questions, check your calendar, get news, find sports scores, and even control your smart home. All you have to do is press and ask. Alexa will be available via a free over the air software update in the coming months.
One Press. Millions of Possibilities.
When connected to Wi-Fi simply press the home button for 2 seconds then ask. Alexa will respond to you and will even show visual responses to certain questions.
Everyday tasks made easier
Alexa on fire tablets helps make the everyday easier. Just press and ask to set alarms and timers, check traffic, your calendar, to do or shopping lists, and more.
Whether you’re looking for your favorite playlist on Spotify or need a quick joke, you can ask Alexa. Just press and ask for a song, artist or genre, and stream directly over Wi-Fi. Alexa also provides voice control for Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, IHeartRadio, and more.
Now you can ask Alexa a question and get an immediate voice response. When you press and ask, Alexa can pull up your flash briefing, Wikipedia articles, news, sports scores, and more.
Control your smart home
Alexa works with devices such as lights, switches, thermostats, and more from WeMo, Philips Hue, SmartThings, Insteon, Nest, ecobee, and Wink. Switch on the lamp before getting out of bed, turn on the fan or change the temperature on your thermostat while reading in your favorite chair, or dim the lights from the couch to watch a movie, all voice controlled from your tablet.
The fire HD 8 OS
Find fire HD 8 OS 5.4 coming soon
In addition to Alexa, our next Fire OS update will also allow you to quickly access great game play directly from the Games tab with Twitch, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers. Fire tablet owners will also have easy access to over 65,000 recommendations from ComiXology, which provides an unrivaled library of comic books, graphic novels, manga and more.
Find the things you love easier
Fire OS is the best entertainment experience on a tablet with quick access to the things you do most. The home screen includes dedicated content pages for books, games, and apps, video, music, audiobooks, and Newsstand, making it quick to pick up right where you left off. Powered by Amazon’s recommendations engine, you can quickly browse books, movies, TV shows, music, apps, and games suggested just for you.
Apps that are actually free with Amazon Underground
Fire tablet owners have access to a one of a kind app store experience where over 2,000 apps, games, and even in app items are 100% free. Experience titles from top developers including Disney, Rovio Entertainment, Gameloft, Zeptolab, and Sega of America without ever having to pay for the app or in app purchases.
Share content with Family Library
Family Library links your Amazon account to that of your spouse or partner so you can easily share apps, games, audiobooks, and books, and it now allows Prime members to share their Prime Video content. Access your family’s content across devices, both Amazon devices and free Amazon apps for other platforms, including iOS and Android.
No more waiting
With ASAP Advanced Streaming and Prediction, Amazon movies and TV episodes are ready for you to watch instantly. ASAP dynamically adapts to your viewing habits.
On Deck automatically downloads Prime Video for Prime members and the first episodes of Amazon Original Series while your device isn’t in use, ensuring that there is always something new to enjoy instantly, even when offline.
Integrated on device tech support
Screen Sharing brings Mayday powered customer service to Fire tablets. Simply call customer service and Amazon experts can connect to your Fire tablet to co-pilot through features by drawing on your screen, walking you through how to do something yourself, or doing it for you, whatever works best.